MAGIC IN THE MAKING
Our classes and programs offer a place where children from diverse backgrounds can learn and grow as individuals, performers, and future community leaders. Every student will feel supported and encouraged to express themselves. We work hard to create a safe space where they can let their special talents and personalities shine!
Whether your child is looking for a place to start, or is already a seasoned performer, our classes are fun, engaging and will foster a passion for acting, voice, dance, musical theatre games and direct them in spectacular showcases that will utilize all that they have learned. Classes are designed to develop a young performer's stage presence while teaching life-skills, enriching self-esteem, building confidence and fostering creativity.
We offer three class sessions in Fall, Winter and Spring. Each session includes an 8 week course that will conclude with a showcase. Click HERE for class registration, schedule, and more!
Campers will experience what it takes to create a full production, from auditions to performance. Professional teaching artists provide valuable training in acting, singing and dancing. Go behind-the-scenes and learn elements of production, like lighting and sound cues, props and costuming. Family and friends will applaud their final day of camp performances! No theatre experience necessary, just come and have fun!
We offer two, one-week-long sessions of Spring Break musical theatre camp in March, and two, four-week-long sessions of Summer musical theatre camp in June and July. Click HERE for camp registration, schedule, and more!
Our field trips are designed for classroom integration, including an interactive study guide that complements the show and extends student learning beyond the performance. These special weekday performances are $12 per seat for students and adult chaperones and are timed so that classes can enjoy shows during the regular school day.
A talkback opportunity will follow each performance, allowing students to get a behind the scenes look at each show and interact with the cast. Seating is extremely limited so get your seating requests in NOW! Click HERE to request your school field trip using our reservation survey!
Intended for ages 9+, our virtual private lessons are customizable to fit your student's needs, goals and schedule. Whether they want to excel in their next audition or start to build their confidence in front of an audience, this class is for them. Covering everything from dramaturgy, to audition technique, to vocal and movement exercises, this class will help your child unlock their artistic potential.
Private Acting Lessons are offered in 45-minute sessions via virtual Zoom Meetings for $60 each and can be booked class-by-class, or in a 4-week block for a discounted price of $220.
Please email Director of Education Madolyn Whitmer at email@example.com to request a time that works for your student's schedule.
Literacy and the Arts is a program designed to benefit under-served youth in local Title I schools by enhancing their enthusiasm for reading, strengthening their comprehension skills, and increasing their exposure to and love for the performing arts.
Teachers can request participation in this FREE program, which includes study guide materials, a book for every child, and performance admission to our weekday performances, by contacting Valley Youth Theatre's Director of Education at
602-253-8188 x302 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth ages 16+ are encouraged to apply to become interns and take on a leadership position with classes and camps that will prepare them for future arts, backstage or teaching endeavors!
Click HERE to complete your intern application and then email it to our Director of Education at email@example.com
For more information on Valley Youth Theatre’s Educational Programs, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call our Director of Education at 602-253-8188 x302
VALLEY YOUTH THEATRE BELIEVES MONEY SHOULD NEVER BE A BARRIER TO THE PERFORMING ARTS. SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE. TO LEARN MORE, CLICK HERE.
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Phoenix, AZ 85004
1001 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004
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Since 1989, we have inspired children to be the best they can be through the magic of the performing arts. Our alumni include Oscar® winners, Grammy® award-nominees, Broadway stars, rocket scientists, doctors, lawyers, parents, and community leaders from all walks of life.
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